Registered by: Rita Kukurka
Comments: I have known Mr. Ferguson for many years in several capacities; as a leader of cadets in Civil Air Patrol, a teacher in public schools, at teacher in the Starbase program, a worker for numerous civic organizations, and a military veteran leader. He has demonstrated exceptional merit in each area despite tremendous physical problems... The most important things I've seen are the miracles he has done in the classroom. He has taught the unteachable, the incorrigible, and the most seriously disabled. I have seen the white shirt with the mascara and tear stains he keeps in his closet from a mother whose son was never expected to learn and is now in regular classes. This mother died a few years ago, and I wish I Could do her justice in her story.